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The Dog Show

January 22, 2014 by  

West Liberty University’s Nutting Gallery presents the annual Art Faculty Exhibition Jan. 22 – Feb. 13, 2014. The entertaining exhibition will open with a reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22 and the public is welcome to attend. West Liberty University’s Nutting Gallery presents the annual Art Faculty Exhibition Jan. 22 – Feb. 13, 2014. The entertaining exhibition will open with a reception from 5:30... 

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2013-14 Incoming Freshmen Scholarship Competition

November 2, 2013 by  

Scholarships Visual Art Freshmen Scholarship Competition  2013-14 Art Scholarship Competition West Liberty University’s Division of Art announces the availability of a four-year scholarship for a graduating high school senior who wishes to major in art at West Liberty University. The competition is open to all graduating seniors, and is not limited to residents of West Virginia. Applicants must have submitted an application... 

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Tactile Light

November 2, 2013 by  

West Liberty University’s Nutting Gallery welcomes, Tactile Light, featuring work by Michael Smithhammer and Fuyuko Matsubara. Featuring ceramics, weavings, silk paintings and tapestries,Tactile Light brings together the work of husband and wife artists in a gallery show for the first time in fifteen years. The show opened October 30 and November 21, 2013 remains on display through November 21, 2013. Tactile Light: Michael... 

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Senior Sophia Kayafas Senior Project

October 1, 2013 by  

Sophia Kayafas, who is completing an Interdisciplinary program in fine arts and public relations at WLU will be exhibiting her senior project at the Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main St., from Thursday, Oct. 3, through Thursday, Oct. 31. The solo exhibition, titled “A Self Portrait,” opens with a reception from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. The reception and show are free and open to the public. For additional... 

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Portals: Paintings by Kara Ruth Snyder

October 1, 2013 by  

West Liberty University’s Nutting Gallery welcomes its next exhibition, Portals: Paintings by Kara Ruth Snyder, this week. Featuring abstract acrylic and mixed media paintings, it will open with a public reception from 5:30 – 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2 and remains on display through Oct. 24. The paintings in this exhibition are inspired by meditation and are presented as potential doorways into (or out of) the consciousness... 

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Bachelor of Science in Creative Arts Therapy Now Approved and Enrolling Students

September 17, 2013 by  

Art therapy is a field of psychology that relies on art and creativity to explore trauma and seek healing for a wide range of individuals. West Liberty University recognized the importance of this growing profession and has successfully created a program that is attracting attention, the Bachelor of Science in Creative Arts Therapy degree. It is now approved by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. From left,... 

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Nutting Gallery Season Opens with 5 x 6 Exhibition

September 17, 2013 by  

Nutting Gallery at West Liberty University proudly presents 5×6, the gallery’s first exhibition of the 2013-14 season, featuring five different artists, each showing six pieces of work. Participating artists are Ron Copeland, Kyle Hallam, Jeff Pierson, Eric Price and Randie Snow. The opening reception for 5×6 is from 5:30 – 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 4. Ron Copeland is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Pittsburgh.... 

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Art Students Study in Budapest and Gain Life Changing Education

September 17, 2013 by  

Three West Liberty University students received a chance to travel to the heart of Europe and work on their printmaking skills in what turned out to be a life changing experience recently. From left, Amanda Carney, Emily Hastings and Abbie Merryman, enjoy a fun moment in Budapest. Faculty member and visual artist Martyna Matusiak escorted Amanda Carney, Emily Hastings, and Abbie Merryman, and coordinated their activities... 

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Graphic Design Students Offer Community Service, Via Professional Design Work

August 26, 2013 by  

From left, Lisa Healey, Beverly, W.Va.; Lindsay Riggs, New Martinsville, W.Va.; Brandi Hollingshead, Bridgeport, Ohio; Anthony DiFabio, Washington, Pa.; Corrine Martin, Berkley Springs, W.Va.; Richard Clifford, Wheeling; Lawrence Oliver, Moundsville, W.Va.; Ryan Bland, Bridgeport, W.Va.; Alex Wright, Bellaire (foreground/stripes). Senior graphic design majors at West Liberty University are once again offering their skills... 

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Arts and Communication Graduate Jessica Crighton picked for position at British University

July 31, 2013 by  

West Liberty University graduate Jessica Crighton ‘13, was selected as digital media assistant at the University of Hertfordshire, England recently. Crighton, who’s from Chester, W.Va., earned her WLU degree in digital media with the College of Arts and Communications. She now lives in London and commutes by train to her position at the University of Hertfordshire, which is about 30 miles out of London. “I work on the website (herts.ac.uk)... 

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